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First Aeronautical Training Program at the Massey-Vanier High School in Cowansville, Quebec.
By the beginning of January 2018, 45 Secondary 3 students from Massey-Vanier High School, Cowansville will receive a free extracurricular program unique in Canada.
The number of students enrolled in the program will increase to nearly 300 with the addition of the 4th and 5th secondary in 2019.
Five flight simulators and a small PA16 aircraft in perfect condition are made available to them by Aviation Connection. The students will participate in the restoration of the aircraft supervised by mechanics and teachers from the region.
In the third phase of the program, students will begin the creation of a virtual aircraft in order to qualify for a regional competition.